71st anniversary of the Nakba (Arabic for “catastrophe”)

The 15th May 2019 is the 71st anniversary of the Nakba (Arabic for catastrophe). We commemorate the expulsion of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and the destruction of over 400 Palestinian towns and villages to make way for the State of Israel. Around the world there will be activities in support of the Palestinian people, especially those who, after more than seven decades, remain refugees. There will be a press release from Pax Christi International on 15th May and here in the office, we plan to have a ‘silent circle’ at 11 o’clock.

Download and share the Pax Christi International Press Release

Can you get involved?  Sign the petition here

There are plenty of Actions and Ideas for Palestine to try – Let us know about your actions, and send a photo. It’s good to be able to report on our support for Palestinian people.


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